Embracing 21st Century Learning

Raiha MalikNews & Events

In today’s rapidly evolving world, education is adapting to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. At Repton, we are proud to be at the forefront of this transformative journey, preparing our students not just for the present, but for the future that awaits them. 

Our curriculum places a strong emphasis on developing critical thinking skills. Students are encouraged to analyse information, think creatively, and solve problems collaboratively, preparing them for the challenges they may face in their future careers. 

In an era dominated by technology, we understand the importance of digital literacy. Our students are equipped with the skills needed to navigate the digital landscape responsibly, making them confident and informed citizens of the 21st century.

The ability to adapt to change is a key attribute of successful individuals in the 21st century. Many of our students join the Repton Family of Schools from different countries. This is a test of adaptability, resilience, motivation and collaboration and our positive environment supports their journey. We also believe in nurturing global citizens. Our curriculum incorporates a global perspective, exposing students to diverse cultures, ideas, and global challenges. This broadens their understanding and prepares them to contribute meaningfully on a global scale. 

How Can Parents Support 21st Century Learning? 

As partners in your child’s education, your involvement is crucial. Here are ways you can support 21st century learning at home: 

Encourage Curiosity: Foster a love for learning by encouraging your child’s curiosity. Ask open-ended questions and engage in conversations that stimulate critical thinking.

Promote Digital Responsibility: Guide your child in using technology responsibly. Discuss online safety, ethical behaviour, and help them understand the impact of their digital footprint. 

Celebrate Diversity: Embrace and celebrate diversity within your family and community. Encourage your child to learn about different cultures and perspectives. 

Model Lifelong Learning: Demonstrate the value of continuous learning by being a lifelong learner yourself. Share your experiences of acquiring new skills or knowledge. 

We are excited about the possibilities that 21st century learning brings to our students at Repton. Together, let’s empower our children to thrive in a world that is ever-changing. 

Samantha Steed

Headteacher, Junior School

Repton Dubai